The Story of Cap and Trade
The Story of Cap & Trade looks at the leading climate solution being discussed at Copenhagen and on Capitol Hill. The staff of IPS' Sustainable Energy and Economy Network assisted with the script for this fast-paced, fact-filled video. If you've heard about cap and trade, but aren't sure how it works (or who benefits), watch this film or read this op-ed by IPS Fellow, Daphne Wysham.
Japanese Parliamentarian Kuniko Tanioka briefs press and NGOs on Fukushima nuclear station, worsening situation, and what has gone underreported from Japan
May 9, 2012 - Japanese Parliamentarian Ms. Kuniko Tanioka is one of the few Japanese politicians willing to speak out publicly and critically on the Fukushima nuclear meltdowns and her government’s response to it. She is joined by Robert Alvarez, IPS senior scholar, in a briefing on Fukushima to occur May 10.
Obama's Energy and Environment Budget: Lofty Goals in Need of a Financial and Political Base
February 15, 2012 - President Barack Obama's 2013 budget proposal offers a window into which battles he aims to fight and which ones he intends to avoid. Here's a breakdown of the energy policies embedded in the proposed budget. By Daphne Wysham
February 6, 2012 - The ongoing bonanza in the U.S. hydraulic fracturing industry marks a dangerous misstep on the road to U.S. energy independence. By Daphne Wysham, published in Common Dreams and Counterpunch and The Ellsworth (KS) Independent-Reporter
Durban Diary: The Waiting Game
December 9, 2011 - As the doors on government meetings swing shut, Janet ponders whether our future will be one of ecological stability or planetary chaos. By Janet Redman